Welcome

Welcome to the official Long Valley Fire Company website! The Long Valley Fire Company is part of the Washington Township Fire Department and has been serving the Washington Township community since 1911. The Long Valley Fire Company was incorporated in 1921 and is a life saving/property conserving organization that has over 100 years of emergency experience in our community. The department covers an area of approximately forty-four square miles and functions at the direction and responsibility of the Fire Chief, and is dedicated to services of fire administration, fire prevention, public education/information, training, and suppression.

LVFC Opens Its Doors To The Preschoolers

Posted on March 14, 2015

On Thursday and Friday (March 12/ 13), the Long Valley Fire Company opened its doors to local preschoolers for fire education and safety. They were taught the proper fire safety for around their home and overall safety. The preschoolers also paid very close attention to the firefighters, the equipment, fire trucks, and had fun while doing it. Below is a link to the video on Thursday or go to our Videos page to view the video.

Animal Rescue On Bartley Road

Posted on March 9, 2015

On Monday morning, the Long Valley Fire Company was requested to 679 Bartley Road for an animal rescue involving a horse stuck in a gully. Firefighters arrived on scene and utilized a tarp, a length of hose, and ropes to safely get the horse out of the gully. Shortly after, the horse was brought to safety and uninjured.

http://patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley/long-valley-firefighters-rescue-neeiiigghhbor-need 

Valentine's Day Wish Come True

Posted on February 14, 2015

On Saturday February 14th, The Long Valley Fire Company and other fire departments from Morris County and Somerset County participated in a small parade outside the Brookside (Mendham Twp) Firehouse. The parade was organized by the Brookside Fire Company for a young boy battling a life-threatening illness. The Brookside Fire Company sent out requests to neighboring fire companies to attend the parade. At least 50 pieces of apparatus attended the parade, during a widespread snow storm, and showed their support for the young boy. It was a wish come true for the young boy.  

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ved8SOL8jfk

Washington Twp. House Fire

Posted on February 3, 2015

At approximately 19:24 hours Tuesday night, Washington Twp. Fire Companies were dispatched to 18 South Four Bridges Road for the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, command was established and notified all responding units of a confirmed working fire showing from the second and first floor. A second Alarm was shortly requested after the initial size up. The first units to arrive on scene quickly began an initial attack. The bulk of the fire was knocked down within thirty minutes after the initial attack and fire crews began putting out hot spots which remained in the structure. The fire was deemed fully extinguished at approximately 21:20 hours and crews began overhaul. The fire was deemed unsuspicious and was due to a mechanical issue. Mutual aid fire companies from Chester (Engine), Flanders (RIC), Budd Lake (RIC), Califon (Backfill), Tri-County (Backfill), and Brookside (Backfill) responded. Additionally, the County Coordinator, Long Valley EMS, Long Valley Rescue Team, and Hackettstown Regional EMS assisted at the scene.  

http://patch.com/new-jersey/longvalley/structure-fire-guts-washington-twp-home-tuesday-night

Washington Twp. And Mansfield Fire Departments Battle Large Brush Fire

Posted on January 2, 2015

At 1:22 pm, Washington Twp. and Mansfield Fire Departments were dispatched for a large Brush Fire on Old Turnpike Road. After the initial dispatch, New Jersey State Forest Fire Service was requested and assisted at the scene. First arriving units established command and began attacking the fire. Within 30 minutes after the initial dispatch the fire was knocked down and under control. The fire burned roughly five-to-six acres of farmland.